Ding Dong the Wicked
Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848423039Publication Date:
4 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781780011837Publication Date:
11 Apr 2013
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2012

Ding Dong the Wicked

By Caryl Churchill

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A short play by one of the UK's leading dramatists.

A child is shut in her room, a dog is dead in the road, someone is kissing her brother in law. A family locked in hatred is sending a son to war. And meanwhile in another country…

'No one could blame me. I've been hurt. You're a monster.'

Press Quotes

'an intriguing work, with an underlying atmosphere of unease and menace reminiscent of Pinter... it nags away in the memory long after you have left the theatre'

The Telegraph

'The best short play since Harold Pinter's Mountain Language.'

Mark Lawson, Front Row

'A nationalist epic in shorthand... the play kicks in and detonates slowly inside your skull as you leave the building.'

Whatsonstage.com

'As always Churchill seems inventive, coolly socialist, bleak yet dazzling, a bit of a shaman.'

Evening Standard

'Churchill implies that all societies today seethe with a paranoia that turns every knock at the door into a threat, and that we all-too-easily translate our private range into public violence. She also comes up with some graphically concrete images: a dog dead in the road, a child locked in a room, anger at "ugly little houses right in the middle of the view".'

The Guardian

'As ever, Churchill's mastery of language is key... Ding Dong borders on the harrowing...but it also has a streak of black humour a mile wide.'

Time Out
Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848423039Publication Date:
4 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781780011837Publication Date:
11 Apr 2013
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Hot Fudge
Bliss
Cloud Nine
Escaped Alone
The Judge's Wife
Far Away
Here We Go
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
A Number
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Lives of the Great Poisoners
This is a Chair
Thyestes
Seagulls
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Love and Information
Hotel
Pigs and Dogs
Blue Heart
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Icecream
Abortive
Three More Sleepless Nights
Seven Jewish Children
Traps
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
The Skriker
A Dream Play
Mad Forest
The After-Dinner Joke
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
A Mouthful of Birds
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Lovesick
A Number (2015 edition)

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